San Carlos Borroméo de Carmel Mission (Carmel Mission Basilica) Rio Road at Lasuen Drive Carmel, California, USA LL: N 36.54289, W 121.92006
Carmel Mission Basilica 3080 Rio Road Carmel, CA 93923-9124 T: (831)624-1271 F: (831)624-8050 E: ESoberanes@aol.com [music director] E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mission open to visitors (by fee) except during worship services and other parish events.
Bells distributed between primary and secondary towers on entrance facade. 2009-10: All refurbished by Verdin, with new electric action.
Electric-automatic chime of 9 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown Transposition is not applicable Keyboard range: ---- / ---- The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown. 2 bells were recast or replaced in 2010 by Petit & Fritsen Prior history: Previously, 9 bells by unknown makers were installed (7 bells remain from that work.) Year of latest technical information source is 2010
A tourist article on the Mission has two photos of the main bell tower.
A set of photos of the Basilica includes three more of the tower(s).
The initial phase of this work is tentatively assumed to be a collection of old Spanish bells,
and therefore is not indexed by maker.
Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American chimes by weight (pitch).
Ranking among all North American chimes by year of completion.
Index to all tower bell instruments in CA.
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